Dr. Akihiko Kawaguchi, Vice-President of NIAD-UE, was appointed as a Board member of Asia Pacific Quality Network (APQN), a regional network of quality assurance in higher education. He is at this position until February 2009.

The election for Board members of 2007-2009 was held in December 2006. He ran for an Ordinary Board member and was elected with other three successful candidates. He got the most votes among ten candidates who ran for Ordinary Board members.

At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of APQN held in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) on February 5, 2007, He has been officially appointed as a Board member with other successful candidates of the President, Vice-President, Secretary/Treasurer, and other Ordinary Board members. He will take a very important role in quality assurance of higher education in Asia Pacific during next 2 years.

Especially in 2008, the Conference and AGM of APQN, most valuable opportunity for APQN members to get together, will be held in Japan hosted by NIAD-UE. His activity is expected to lead the Conference and AGM a great success.
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